Medical Genetics History

by Georgina Cornwall, PhD

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    The lecture Medical Genetics History by Georgina Cornwall, PhD is from the course Introduction to Medical Genetics.

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    1. The gene that is causing the disease in a person can be fixed.
    2. Treatment for a genetic disease that shows up late can be started early.
    3. A person’s genome can help decide their treatment plan.
    4. Genetic testing can show what disease predispositions a person has.
    5. A disease can be identified early in life before its implications show up.
    1. ...sequence human genome.
    2. ...treat developmental abnormalities.
    3. ...analyze birth defects after birth.
    4. ...make pre-natal and peri-natal diagnoses.
    5. ...visualize skeletal deformities.
    1. A patient with a cancer gene is treated before the cancer develops.
    2. Smoking cigarette alters the proteins on certain genes, increasing or decreasing their expression in the future generations.
    3. One gene codes for a transcription factor that controls transcription of another gene.
    4. Genetic diseases with phenotypic expression can be diagnosed after birth.
    5. Dominant allele overpowers the recessive allele and appears as the phenotype.

    Author of lecture Medical Genetics History

     Georgina Cornwall, PhD

    Georgina Cornwall, PhD

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